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cal·zo·ne(kăl-zō′nē, -zōn′, käl-sō′nĕ)
A baked or fried Italian turnover of pizza dough filled with vegetables, meat, or cheese.
[Italian, pant leg, calzone, from calza, sock, from Vulgar Latin *calcea, from Latin calceus, shoe; see calceolate.]
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(Cookery) a dish of Italian origin consisting of pizza dough folded over a filling of cheese and tomatoes, herbs, ham, etc
[C20: Italian, literally: trouser leg, from calzoni trousers]
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cal•zo•ne(kælˈzoʊ ni, -neɪ, -ˈzoʊn)
a turnover made of pizza dough filled with cheese, ham, etc., and baked or deep-fried.
[1945–50; < Italian: literally, trouser leg (calzoni (pl.) trousers)]
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